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PBS
Dec 8, 2012 1:00pm PST
takeover? california schools are poised for a tidal wave of money, nearly $3 billion over 5 years. to make schools greener. a bleak future for african-american school-aged boys. it's one of several alarming findings of a legislative committee study. >>> plus, a conversation with an education innovator, sal khan, on a mission to bring a free world class education to anyone, anywhere. >> it's really about the student taking ownership of their own learning. >> coming up next. >>> good evening. welcome to "this week in northern california." big news today from the u.s. supreme court on gay marriage. before we get to our other topics, we'll briefly discuss that with our panelists. joining me tonight are jill tucker, "san francisco chronicle" education reporter. matthai kuruvila, also with the "san francisco chronicle." and paul rogers with "san jose mercury news." the high court announced it will review proposition 8, california's ban on same-sex marriage and the federal defense of marriage act. paul, we'll begin with you. what can we infer from this? what's the time frame? can we expect any sw
SFGTV2
Dec 8, 2012 5:30am PST
, the cold front that is about to hit us up here means hot dry winds in state of california. that fact is no stranger to people here on the panel. it doesn't take much to fan hot, dry vegetation that has been soaking in that hot sun. when i say soaking, it means it gets the moisture level so low where it's kindling in the forest. you have more people moving in, more vegetation growing, it's a recipe for nature trying to do its thing and people in the way. so with this, it takes a lot of support whether we're talking about the fire lines, behind the fire lines or been above the fire lines to provide that support. it takes a whole mix of people whether it's the department of defense and even fema having roles to play in that. bob fenton, the assistant chief of fema, used to be the division chief in division 9. he is no stranger to this area, born and raised here, this is his home and so he does have a care and an interest in this community and beyond. and so with that it is hard to fill being his replacement at the regional level because not only to fill his shoes all the great work
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2012 3:35pm EST
by interstate. california will have to high- speed trains. we are expanding 110 miles per hour service. that is high-speed train. in october i wrote on a train for a very short stretch. i saw the progress myself. i recently visited a plant that is building 130 rail cars increasing about 250 jobs in the process. these are cars being ordered from california and other places. these are american jobs. american workers building america's train sets. that is what this is about. this plant and not exist before president obama initiated a high-speed rail program. -- this plan that did not exist before president obama initiated a high-speed rail program. when i was there that day, they are talking about building another facility there as a result this is lustration has for rail. it is not just the future. these eight jobs exist today as a result of our investments. there strengthening the connections between regions and revitalizing -- they are strengthening the connections between regions in revitalizing. we're trying to determine the next corridor of service. in a short amount of time we have
PBS
Dec 7, 2012 7:30pm PST
in northern california." big news today from the u.s. supreme court on gay marriage. before we get to our other topics, we'll briefly discuss that with our panelists. joining me tonight are jill tucker, "san francisco chronicle" education reporter. matthai kuruvila, also with the "san francisco chronicle." and paul rogers with "san jose mercury news." the high court announced it will review proposition 8, california's ban on same-sex marriage and the federal defense of marriage act. paul, we'll begin with you. what can we infer from this? what's the time frame? can we expect any sweeping judgments? >> well, a timeframe is the arguments are going to happen in march then we expect a decision by the end of the court session which is june 27th. it will probably go right to the very end. as for how sweeping and how big of a decision we can expect, that's sort of the $64,000 question that court watchers were already speculating about today. are we going to get a narrow ruling one way or another on either one of these two cases or is it going to be one of those once in a generation social civil
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2012 11:00pm EST
construction in california and the obama administration's high-speed rail program. transportation secretary ray la hood testifies about the $10 billion already spent with the goal of providing 80% of americans with access to high-speed rail within 25 years. this is just over three hours. >> good morning. like to call this hearing to order. today is another one of our hearings and focused on passenger rail in the united states, and this is an oversight hearing, which we conduct at the full committee level. pleased to welcome everyone to this hearing, and this opportunity to review the progress of high-speed rail in particular today, and the title of the hearing is, an update on the high-speed rail and inner city passenger rail program, mistakes made and lessons learned is the title. the order of business is we're going to hear members' opening statements from the committee. then our first panel will actually be two members who we'll welcome and hear their commentary, both of them from kaz, -- from california, leaders in the congress, we're pleased to welcome. and then we'll have the secretary in
FOX
Dec 7, 2012 10:00pm PST
over same-sex marriage in california is now headed to the highest court. the u.s. supreme court said it will take up the issue deciding the legality of california's ban on same-sex marriage. it was approved in 2008 but lower courts ruled it was unconstitutional. we have team coverage. ktvu's eric rasmussen on how the supreme court is at a historic cross roads. but we begin in san francisco, today's decision leaves many people with mixed decisions. >> reporter: i talked with dozen of people tonight and there was a huge range of emotions, excitement, concern and also some confusion. >> reporter: holiday lights lights and friday night crowds but ask people on the street and many are away that today's decision could change lives and history. >> great idea. we need decide. so this is a great idea. >> matter of basic rights. >> reporter: today's decision means that same-sex couples in couple must put marriage plans on hold again. they plan to marry next fall in new york. >> we would have been exchanging vows and celebrating our love and commitment next week but with this decision it is bit
ABC
Dec 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
happy about this supreme court phone shallly rescuing the vote of the people in california. it's up to the supreme court to be more level headed and more royal to their boss, the u.s. constitution. >> both sides do agree on one thing. the fate will likely race on a californian who decides controversial cases. >> the swing vote is anthony kennedy from sacramento. >> i think he's our hope. >> high court we'll take a look at the constitutional of doma which shuts doubt benefits for same-sex marriage couples ruling foz both cases expected by june. >> thank you. >> defense of marriage act signed into law in 1996. in february, 2004, san francisco began)cuh issuing same-sex marriage licenses until an order to stop in march. in 2005 california legislature passed a bill legalizing same-sex marriage. but waits vetoed by governor schwartzeneggar. three years later put to a vote. prop 8 passes banning same-sex marriage. and 2010, prop 8 ruled unconstitutional. >> we'll have more on the question at 6:00. let's move on to other news. a major road in eastern contra costa county is closed because o
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2012 5:00pm EST
-- language in the appropriation bills that says no federal money can be spent on california high- speed rail. that does not help us. that does not help but get any more product -- money to the project. that is why i say we are looking for private investment. >> amendments are not meant to help you. they are meant to stop this product until we see a plan terry we have been talking about this for two years. but something i can bring back to my state, my district and say this is the plan. like the last time we talked about it, i suggested he said that with mr. dan richard and go over the plan and review it. i would be happy to have mr. iraq -- mr. richard sit down with you and review what the plan is. if he does that, would you withdraw your language? >> when you can jammeh this project is fully funded and we have a private investor -- when you can show me this product is fully funded and we have a private investor. i have been hearing this story for many years. in the first came up in thought of the state senate, it was if he does support this, we will have a private investor before it goes to
KICU
Dec 7, 2012 7:00pm PST
wayne in for gasia mikaelian this is bay area news at 7:00. today, california voter approved ban on same sex marriage in what could result in a landmark civil rights ruling. the justices will exam the u.s. appeals decision in february that found proposition 8 unconstitutional. today, san francisco's city attorney says a shift in public opinion about same sex marriage since proáp prop 8 passed a few years ago. >> i could think of no other case to take up if it is going to take up a case, is this case. coming at a particularly optune time. >> reporter: the supreme court agreed to look at a new york case that found the federal defense marriage act denies legally married same sex couples the benefits. our coverage continues with patty lee live in san francisco with reaction from two key players and one couple that remains in limbo, patty? >> reporter: today's announcement caught a lot of people from off guard, same sex couples hoping to wed to pioneers briefly legalized it in the city. >> reporter: tom picked out items for his wedding to his lifelong partner but they have not set a date
CBS
Dec 8, 2012 7:00am PST
to review california's prop 8. as john black stone tells us that means gay marriages are still on holiday cross the state. >> reporter: for five months in 2008 same sex couples in california could marry really. then voters passed proposition 8 banning same-sex marriage. when gay couples appealed it, it was ruled that banning same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. many supporters were hoping the supreme court would not take this case. teres stewart is san francisco's deputy city attorney. >> in many ways this is bad news? >> it is bad news in the sense that if the court had denied review we would have seen marriages quickly within a few days. again not only in san francisco. >> opponents say the supreme court should uphold the will of california voters defining marriage as only between a man and a woman. >> it's important to remember that still in the vast major the of states, four out of five states, the people have chosen to either vote themselves or their elected representatives to stick with traditional marriage. >> reporter: for tommy and jeff the decision is personal. they launched t
Telemundo
Dec 7, 2012 6:30pm PST
mismo sexo en california, la decisiÓn tambiÉn se espera para mediados del aÑo y podrÍa tener implicaciones en estos el paÍs >>> cuando la corte suprema toma un caso es ya un, la Última voz la Última opiniÓn. jurÍdica y legal que tiene con este tema. >>> un tema que cada vez goza de mÁs aceptaciÓn social >>> segÚn la ultima en cuesta 54% de los estadounidenses hoy apoyan el matrimonio entre para rijs d parejas del mismo sexo y tren los latinos es aÚn mayor 6 de cada 10 estÁn de acuerdo que fue dan casarse >>> sin embargo el matrimonio gay aÚn tiene grandes opositores entre ellos poderosos grupos relaci religiosos para quienes estas uniones representan un problema para la vida familiar >>> vamos a celebrar unidas y protegidas >>> tras una larga espera de 7 aÑos en los que por poco pierde la vida un hispano indocumentado logra someterse un transplante de riÑÓn lo que hubiera sido un muerte inminente desde chicago olga mandiola nos dice quiÉn le donÓ el organo y el dinero de la operaciÓn >>> este era jorge mariscal hace aÑos en protestas en marchas y hasta en hu
KRON
Dec 7, 2012 8:00pm PST
welcoming today's announcement that the u=s supreme court to rule on california's >> this is a case about fundamental fairness. >>pam: tonight at eight. the c-h-p is investigating a deadly crash in a rural part of the east county. two people. including a child. are dead. kron-4's j-r stone is here with the latest details. j.r.? >> this is a tragic this is a video from the bc 7 high- definition the news. this maker of mass, the blue sedan crossed over the center line. and the collision, the 21 year-old female driver was air lifted but idied and the eight year- old in the back seat also died. the crash does not appear to be reaweather- related. we do not know if it is alcohol related or drug-related. we will keep you updated but as of now, the highway is still closed. >>pam: new tonight at eight o-clock. unsealed court documents are shedding light on what led to the september arrest of a former albany middle school teacher. for allegations of child molestation. kron four's philippe djegal details the evidence against the man -- who eventually took his own life. >> these unsealed court docum
Univision
Dec 7, 2012 11:00pm PST
siguiendo con el mismo tema mÁs condados de california es pronuncia con el programa federal comunidades seguras y sacramento podrÍa ser uno de ellos y a el alguacil quiere una polÍtica en relaciÓn a los indocumentados. >>> el alguacil de sacramento scott jones se sentÓ con no sÍ noticias 19, ti debido que estÁ de una de las cÁrceles paso graentss del paÍdel paÍs, >>> la meta era de proveer seguridad pÚblica deportando a criminales indocumentados considerados peligrosos >>> la persona de la comunidads e llama a este programa, de ip seguro cciÓn ocio en california una 26 mil personas fueron deportadas por delitos graves, pero fueron mÁs de 50 mil quienes fueron deportadas quienes no cometieron delitos mayores. jones scombexpresÓ que no respa por comÚn seguras. planea im meten tar una esta persona se le darÁ libertad como cualquier persona, y no podrÁ ser detenida por 48 horas. >>> nos informÓ pamela dÍaz y cambiando de tema, la suprema corte de la justicia aceptÓ estudiar la proposiciÓn 8 la cual prohÍbe el matrimonio entre personas del mismo sexo. y la decisiÓn lleg
Univision
Dec 7, 2012 11:35pm PST
derecho que pareja hÉtero sexuales. >>> la corte suprema decidiÓ revisar un fallo en california que revocÓ la famosa prohibicion 8, la organizaciÓn llamada protecciÓn del matrimonio que montÓ la proposicion 8 en pudo probar que estos matrimonios representan un peligro para los miembros de su organizaciones. >>> espero que 4 a 5 jueces decidan mantener la prohibiciÓn de las personas. >>> la organizaciÓn fue lo que apelÓ la deduccion, ahora preguntan si una organizaciÓn puede defender una iniciativa como estÁ, si tiene que ser una entidad del gobierno, palabra mÁs palabras menos al final lo que van a decidir sobre la legalidad del matrimonio de personas del mismo sexo y si tienen los mismos derechos de las personas hetero sexuales. >>> en 5 estados se permiten uniones civiles pero no es un derecho, se calcula que la corte suprema empiece a escuchar los argumentos sobre el caso en marzo y que tomen una decisiÓn final en junio. >>> histÓrico. >>> esperemos a junio a ver cual serÁ la decisiÓn final. >>>. >>> muchas gracias, bueno fin de semana. >>> lo mismo. >>> hoy es viernes dÍa
SFGTV
Dec 8, 2012 1:30pm PST
-2013 pursuant to california constitution article xiii b. >> thank you very much for this item from the controller's office. we have [speaker not understood]. >> thank you, members of the committee. neil levinson, [speaker not understood] from the controller's office. i'll be very brief and happy to answer questions. this resolution before you is required by the california constitution and government code. each year the city needs to confirm its appropriations limit under the gan provisions. in this calculation we have done, it reflects through calculations allowed by the state code that we have a 3.77% local income growth and an 0.4% -- 0.47% population growth and this allows for combined growth in the gam limit from the amount that you established last year of 2.53 billion to a new level of 2.63 billion for fiscal year 12-13. under the allowable calculations, we have shown that the budget for appropriations that are covered by this is at currently 2.47 billion, so this reflects a level still 168 million below the gam limit. if the city were to collect so much revenue that it was a
SFGTV2
Dec 8, 2012 2:30am PST
will share what we know about working with the amazing communication capabilities. northern california communication system and integrating those with our robust communication system, through dsca and the various military interagencies. we will do that, partly because it's interesting, partly because it's challenges, but because as someone said all disasters are local. somewhere there's a little girl or little by or grandmother that is counting on us to get it right. so i thank you in advance for that young boy, that young girl, that family, whose lives will be changed, whose lives may even be preserved, because of your efforts. thank you for inviting me here today, thank you for allowing me to learn from you, thank you for allowing me it share a little bit about what we do and mostly to simply say thank you, it was my pleasure to be here, secretary schultz, thank you, admiral beeman, thank you. ladies and gentlemen, that's all i have. if you have any questions i'll be happy to take them. response and recovery. and the moderator for this panel is the city administrator for the city
SFGTV2
Dec 8, 2012 6:00am PST
california as we are now but eventually southern california, one of the most effective ways to stop the fires from growing is that initial attack, which means we need to be able to quickly put resources up in the air and move them. i guess my question is from a national guard perspective, from a naval perspective, with the helicopter resources down there, do you feel you would be able to quickly move those resources and you have the agreements in place. we'll start with the national guard and work on our way down. >> although we're advertised as a one week a month and two weekends a year, i've got crews on pretty much every day and if cal fire calls i can get crews out in just a matter of hours. we did do that about two months ago, the robbers fire, and it worked out real well. cal fire went in real aggressive and put out the fire in a short period of time. so there's no issue with us being immediately available, we've got our buckets, crew trained. >> as an example of that, 2007 we saw -- 2003 we had the cedar fire and we all thought the cedar fire in 2003 was a fluke. it was the first m
ABC
Dec 7, 2012 4:00pm PST
, both proposition 8 case affecting california, and the defense of marriage act affecting everybody in the country. we expect a decision by june. mark matthews abc 7 news. >> right now in the south play bai, police trying to contact the owner of a youth consignment lot. we first brought you the story last night at 11:00. car owners are converging on sunnyvale motors looking for answers. the lot has been empty since sunday. the owner cannot be found. sunnyvale motors sold cars for owner who's turned over their pink slips. >> the car we're keeping. >> 40,000. >> 40,000s sndz. >> yes. >> they're in disbelief. they can't believe they've got swindled. it's sad listening to their story autos a mechanic says cars were towed off the lot on friday. the tow truck company told abc 7 news they're taken to auction. no charges have yet been filed against the owner. >> the police officer union says the department riched a dipping point.7)÷ >> saying the city is losing more experienced officers than it will be able to recruit and retain. happening now a half dozen police officers walked away from
MSNBC
Dec 8, 2012 4:00am PST
in the states where they are already legal and secondly, what's to come of them in california. >>> just a day after washington state become the latest allowing gay couples to get married, the supreme court said it will delve into one of the nation's most hotly debated issues. >> the highest court in the land has decided to take up what will be one of the biggest civil rights cases that this court could ever hear. >> the court agreed to take up the legal battle over california's proposition 8 passed by voters four years ago ending same-sex marriage in the state. a federal appeals court ruled the ban unconstitutional on grounds that applied only in california. but now that the supreme court is weighing in, the justices could get to the more basic issue. can any state ban same-sex marriage. nine permit it or will, so does washington diagnosis. the court also agreed to hear a challenge to the federal defense of marriage absent. it defines marriage as, quote, only a legal union between one man and one woman. the law had a big effect on eddie windsor of new york who married thea spire. when she die
SFGTV2
Dec 8, 2012 1:30am PST
number of assets, the number of people trained to do these things are. the california national guard has air and land assets that are substantial and can be rapidly deployed to assist the civil responders in their mission to move people, to get things set up, to establish common security. it's a partnership that really needs to happen and is natural. the governor controls the california national guard, he can make forces appear very rapidly in support of a regional disaster, a local emergency or wherever they are needed, and transportation, communication, security logistics capabilities that come to the table really augment the medical care that's being provided in the disaster scene. >> like colonel ingels, i was impressed by the robust, defined chain of command and a large response capable of being produced. however, in an overwhelming disaster things don't always go as planned and certainly our experiences in combat has showed us there and prior experience with disasters have outlined that even though there's a well-defined system of response it doesn't always work out. wha
FOX
Dec 7, 2012 6:00pm PST
order gives them a chance at a fair hearing. >> these bad judges in california, they have to be overruled and corrected and i'm very pleased what the supreme court has said that they'll take the face the high court's announcement comes at a time when the public opinion appears to be changing. after the election, nine states have authorized same sex marriage. still at issue are benefits but the supreme court says they will also determine whether the government can deny benefits they took a federal case and a state case, it's going to be the big constitutional question. >> this law professor says if there's a swing vote o on the court, it's justice roberts. >> he's from a different generation. he's in a cultural sense, he's working with talented gay lawyers his entire career. he e knows gay people can raise children. >> and it was not revealed what justices voted to hear the case. arguments are expected to be heard in the spring with a ruling scheduled for june. >> governor jerry brown attended an event in oak lands where he made a brief comment o on the the decision o t
Univision
Dec 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
a la normalidad, otro irresponsable vuelve a enlutar a una familia hispana en california, no se detuvo ante la ordende la policÍa, y le costÓ la vida a una inocente de dos aÑos, la madre se debate entre la vida y ma luer te. >>> una niÑa de dos aÑos no superÓ los golpes en este accidente, el carro de su madre fue chocado al chocar contra un sospechoso que huira de alguaciles. >>> deberÍan prohibir persecusiones para evitar las tragedias. >>> la vÍctima fue identificada como madison morano, muriÓ al llegar al hospital su madre tina fue internada, se encuentra grave. en memoria de la vÍctima los amigos de la familia llevan al lugar de los hechos, flores, globos y osos de peluche. >>> muy triste, pues, sale a la calle, no se espera que pase algo asÍ, la gente manera irresponsablemente. el alguacil del condado de los Ángeles dijo que perseguÍan al sospechoso martÍn travon se paÓo un semÁforo en rojo no se detuvo al ponerle las sirenas, condujo el automÓvil a cien millas hopra. la hora de la familia estaba adornada para celebrar la navidad, y recibir el aÑo nuevo, ahora tr
KRON
Dec 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
court will rule on the california proposition 8. the voter approval initiative the funding marriage between a man and woman a. sides of the debate. because the high court has same sex marriage remains on hold in california, until there is a ruling. >> this is about fundamental coverage. j. r. stone is standing by. >>pam: with reaction from both here to break down what >> because the high court has agreed to hear this case, same sex marriage remains on hold in california, until there is a ruling. the validity of same sex marriage in california has been an issue since 2004. and now we know, we will get the final word by next summer legal briefs will be filed and the case will be argued early next years. possibly in the spring. then the supreme court should issue its ruling very likely by the end of june. and we should also note the supreme court has also agreed to review the federal defense of marriage act. legal experts say agreeing to review both cases is significant. >> it indicates that the court wants to indicate the entire ball of wax in one fell swoop. they are not looking to
Telemundo
Dec 7, 2012 6:00pm PST
---el futuro de la polemica proposicion 8 de california que prohibe los matrimonios gay continua en suspenso tras una decision de la corte suprema del pais... tenemos un informe completo mas adelante en el noticiero... cu - anchor noti intro --- muy buenas tardes y bienvenidos a noticiero telemundo 48 a las seis, les saluda cesar bayona... blanca garza esta en una asignacion en especial... gracias por su sintonia......... cesar ---el alguacil mas polemico del pais, joe arpaio del condado de maricopa en arizona esta de visita en san francisco... take vo ---arpaio llego para participar como invitado en una conferencia que se realiza en san francisco, y aunque solo ha estado dos dias su llegada ya es motivo de polemica... ---pero otro alguacil de la bahia tambien es noticia por tomar una decision que afecta a indocumentad os de nuestra zona... take 3 box ---tenemos cobertura especial en equipo sobre este tema... ---pilar nino nos dice en que consiste la decision del alguacil de contra costa, pero empezamos con jaime peluffo quien hablo con joe arpaio.... jaime... cu - peluffo asi es, j
KBCW
Dec 7, 2012 10:00pm PST
in california. we were only the second state to allow it, and the only state to then ban it. it began back in 2004 here in san francisco. over a period of one month, san francisco issued some 4,000 marriage licenses to same sex couples under the direction of then mayor gavin newson. the ban was later ruled unconstitutional. same sex marriages will remain on hold until this case is finally settled by the u.s. supreme court. for more on today's announcement and reaction, go to cbssf.com. >>> a mother and her young son were killed on a head-on collision on the byron highway, which had just reopened. the chp says the truck driver had slowed for stopped traffic when a car coming in the opposite direction lost control and slammed in to it. the truck driver was not hurt. >>> police in the east bay are on the hunt for a kidnapper and rapist. investigators say these two sketches are of the same suspect from two separate crimes. one in you know, one last month. both attacks have happened in richmond's gavin corridor area. >> i was really shocked to find that out because i'm a parent and a single mom
Telemundo
Dec 7, 2012 11:00pm PST
de enero pero naso, acusado de asesinar a cuatro mujeres en el norte de california entre 1977 y 1994, dijo que necesita mas tiempo para preparar su auto defensa... stop open cesar ---luego de una semana de ansiosa espera, la corte suprema del pas toma una decision respecto a la proposicion ocho de california.. take 2 box ---mayra tostado nos tiene mas detalles.. cuentanos mayra.. te escuchamos cesar ---primera pausa pero al volver, take vo ---conozca la nueva casa de muchos jaliscienses que residen en el area de la bahia. take vo ---enterese quienes podrian conseguir un empleo en poco tiempo con bart.. segment ends cesar ---esta noche hay excelentes noticias para la comunidad jalisciense del norte de california... ya que fue inaugurado un punto de encuentro en donde podran reunirse y recibir ayuda... ---veamos. 0:01 0:10 0:38 take nat 0:11 ---un pedazo de jalisco en el corazon del silicon valley... eso representa para los jaliscienses la recien inaugurada casa jalisco en san jose... take sotfernando fonseca 10:35..."ofrecera servicios como registro civil, intercambio de cultura, educ
CBS
Dec 7, 2012 5:30pm PST
on a ban on 20me-sex marriage that was passed by california voters in 2008. john blackstone has our lead from san francisco. >> reporter: for five months in 2008, same-sex couples in california could marry legally. then voters passed proposition 8 banning same-sex marriage. when gay couples challenged prop 8, both the state supreme court and the federal ninth circuit court of appeals ruled that banning same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. many supporters of same-sex marriage were hoping the supreme court would not take this case. therese stewart is san francisco's deputy city attorney. in many ways, this is bad news for you. >> it's bad news in the sense that if we had-- if the court had denied review we would have seen marriages very quickly within a few days, again, not only in san francisco but all over california. >> reporter: opponents of same- sex marriage say the supreme court should uphold the will of california voters, defining marriage as only between a man and a woman. >> it's important to remember that still in the vast majority of states, four out of five states, the peopl
FOX
Dec 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
will be a historical civil rights movement and it will come nines years after litigation here in california. justices will now decide whether gays can get married in california. both sides of the prop 8 debate say they're looking forward to the legal arguments. >> when a child sees a married man and woman walking down the street on the sidewalk, they know that that's the real deal. should proposition 8 be upheld, of course it should. >> it will be the fight of our lives, it's been the fight of our lives today, terry stewart joins the city attorney in expressing gratitude to the high court. >> and i can think of no better case for it to take up if it is going to take up a case than this case. it is coming at a particular onner tune time. >> he's talking about a rapid shift in views on same sex marriage. today the court reacted and announced it will l decide next year whether the federal government can deny benefits to married same sex couples. >> it's going be the whole ball of wax. . >> roy little says he believe it is court took the two cases because of the historical significance in them but
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2012 11:00pm PST
doma, the federal law that's now before this court, and when we filed the case right here in california, as one has to do, we sued the governor at the time which was arnold schwarzenegger and our attorney general at the time which was jerry brown, the current governor. both responded by refusing to defend the case and ultimately joined our side in the case and said it was fundamentally an unconstitutional law and they weren't going to defend it. so the judge in our case, chief judge vaughn walker, who wrote that historic ruling in this case, allowed the intervening defendants, the proponents of prop 8, to intervene and to defend the case. on the doma case the small group of folks on capitol hill out of the house have come together and are defending it because the federal government won't. at the end of the day this is unconstitutional, and everyone knows it. >> it's a day in history here. this could be a major moment in the court's history. look at what tom goldstein of scotus blogged last week. quote, i have never before seen cases i believe would be discussed 200 years from now. bush
KOFY
Dec 7, 2012 9:00pm PST
defense of marriage act as well as california prop 8 which bans gay marriage. more now from mark matthews. >> couple getting married here just not same sex couple. gavin browned breaking decision overturned by california voters in 2008 when they supported prop 8 ban on gay marriage. watching from the side rins today one half of the same sex couple elizabeth chase. >> you know this isn't the first time that i have watched a couple get married while talking about mawrj equality in san francisco city hall. i have been waiting for 3 years toen joy the same privilege that these folks are currently enjoying. >> also this afternoon john lewis and stewart who were married before the prop 8 ban. >> over 100,000 loving committed legally married same sex couple across the nation. an thousands or more to come soon with washington and mayor listened and maine having marriage equality now. >>reporter: san francisco city attorney is part of the legal team arguing against prop 8. >> i am gratified and confident very confident that the supreme court which is now going to be taking up the civil rights is
FOX
Dec 8, 2012 7:00am PST
in northern california. >> and reaction from the bay area's gay community as the battle over same sex marriage heads to the supreme court. >> complete bay your news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> welcome. it's saturday december 8th. >> cold start to the weekend. let's check in with rosemary. foggy. >> right. you foggy for some, frigid for most and slightly warmer by the afternoon. we are waking up with mostly clear skies, some of us to near freezing and some of that fog is dense. i will take a look at it coming up. >> two teens were arrested overnight after a pipe bomb was set off inside a mailbox in a neighborhood. we are live now with more on the damage caused. >> reporter: it all started a report about an explosion in pleasant hill, close to the sun valley mall. what exploded was a pipe bomb somebody putin side that mailbox. that's what is left of it. nobody in the neighborhood was hurt but several residents reported seeing a red suv leaving the area. police spotted that suv outside college park high school and found another pipe bomb inside the vehi
PBS
Dec 8, 2012 12:00am PST
at the university california berkeley last year demonstrated that at least half of that is because unemployment insurance keeps people attached to the job search and attached to the workforce, which we want. 9 heldrich center out of rutgers did a study as well around this time last year showing that workers who are unemployed who are receiving unemployment do more job search activities than those who don't get benefits and are willing to settle for lower paying jobs than those who are not getting benefits. >> brown: a final last word. >> certainly true, in the first few weeks of unemployment. are you out there, injure job skills are refresh, are you used to getting up and getting to, without. the long their goes on, the less you are doing all of those things. and now the structural problem is this. we have a huge body of people who have been out of the labor force so long that their skills are really-- we need to attend to this difference. so extending unemployment for humanitarian purposes, we probably should do that. but change the system so we have training involved. >> bill beech and judy c
SFGTV
Dec 8, 2012 4:00am PST
one out of four african-american boys in california is convinced he will fail in school, driven in part by poverty and trauma according to results of a legislative inquiry. then they go on to say, the report's findings included broad summaries of how men and boys of color especially african-american and latino males fair in california. race matter. where you live to a large extent determines whether you're exposed to polluteants, good schools, whether you get a good job with livable wage and whether you're likely to go to jail or die relatively young according to the report. i'll close it with -- don't worry i won't read the entire thing but one of the recommendations they mention that currently about 70% of california males under age 25 or -- ethnicity other than white, yet too many of those boys of color are failing in schools and are off track to succeed in the workforce. so it's not just something that is specific to san francisco. it's obviously all of california. finally, for example by fourth grade about 60% of black and latino children score below proefficient on reading
Univision
Dec 7, 2012 6:00pm PST
california tendrá la oportunidad de bendecir los matrimonios gays. >> el otro es un caso de las apelaciones de parejas del mismo sexo que no pueden recibir beneficios, el controvertido alguacil de arizona está de visita en san francisco, vino buscando hablar con las personas que le escribieron cartas diciéndole racistsa, supuestamente la redactaron los estudiantes de la escuela (habla en inglés) y la reunión no se pudo concretar, emitieron un comuinicado que por cuestinoes de horarios no se coordinó la charla, en cambio la escucela pide que el sheriff responda con una carta para leerla en las clases, en san josé autoridades investigan un incendio de 3 alarmas que causaron daños en un negocio, los bomberos controlaron el fuego en el restasurante, aunque estaba abierto, nadie resultó herido . >> tras la muerte de capetillo, autoridades arrestaron a una mujer como sospechosa, se trata de rebeca de 23 años, el crimen fue hace una semana y según la policía ella no actuó sola y buscan más sospechosos. >> la tasa de desempleo en otros temas cayó en estados unidos a 7,7 por ciento ,ss
ABC
Dec 7, 2012 11:00pm PST
. the california highway patrol says there have been eight fatal collisions. five are involving drivers high on marijuana. you may recall we told you about an office of traffic safety survey that was released last month. it shows twice as many people were caught driving under the influence of drugs rather than alcohol in nine california cities on friday and saturday night last summer. >>> well, t minus 24 days and counting until the fiscal cliff deadline. no progress was made in washington. the main sticking point are about tax cuts that are set to expire and the president's demand that the wealthy pay more in taxes. the uncertainty of what is going to happen is starting to have an impact on donations to charity. abc7 news reporter ama dates dates is live in the newsroom. >> it is possible the tax deduction for charitable giving could be capped next year. so the question is do you hold on to your money during the financial uncertainty or donate more while you know you will get a deduction. for one charity in san francisco it seems people are doing a little of both. the food pantry at the st.
CBS
Dec 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
the supreme court will uphold the right of the people of california. >> well, i think it's important to remember that still in the vast majority of four out of five states the people have chosen to either vote themselves or their elected representatives to stick with traditional marriage. >> we definitely look guard to having a real actual legal marriage. definitely. >> chris and sandy say they have been through this twice now. they married in 2004 when the city and county of san francisco began issuing marriage licenses. but after they exchanged their vows they were notified their marriage had been voided. in 2008 they didn't remarry for fear it would be revoked. they were right. now they wait again. this time with hope. >> today is a great day because we can see the potential for a good outcome, but there is also the possibility of something different happening. we have to congress to temper our hopes and dream a lit -- continue to temper our hopes a little longer. >> reporter: the supreme court justices will likely have a decision by the end of june. allen, keep in mind there are
SFGTV2
Dec 7, 2012 9:30pm PST
california. i am here to speak on behalf of gwen spriar and the american indian alliance. it was created in the 90's to provide voice to the community in santa clara valley and started by laverne robert and provides two annual powwows and numerous fundraisers. gwen has been part of the alliance for about 15 years now. gwen is a elder and retired from the american indian district titles four, seven and nine of the indian education act. she has moved beyond the limits of her duties for the families in her district. she spends time volunteers for all community functions that the alliance puts on. the families that she serves remember her fondly and all that she did for them. she offered her talents to powwows, food booths, graduations and dinners and let's watch a video on gwen stirrer. >> i am [inaudible] known as the keepers of the western door. they're on the western side of new york and they're the biggest of the tribes. i'm the one -- i'm the one that creeks that runs through our reservation now. indian community -- there was nothing in the beginning. for 20 years that i work i
ABC
Dec 8, 2012 6:00am PST
that crosses the california aqua duct. witnesses say the driver of an 88 oldsmobile swerved across the yellow line and snatched into the big rig. the boy, believed to be between 8 and 9 years old, died at the scene. the driver, a 21-year-old woman from bay point, died at the hospital. the supreme court said it will take up two same-sex marriage cases, including california's proposition 8. >> i have been waiting for three years to enjoy the same privilege these folks are enjoying. >> the constitution of the united states doesn't have marriage in it and the tenth amendment said what's not in the federal powers belongs to the states. >> the justice less likely decide by late june whether gay couples have the constitutional right to marry. >> authorities believe 23-year-old rebecca was involved in the murder of 17-year-old daniel. the victim was killed a week ago on pacific avenue. detectives believe the murder was gang related and he did not act alone. >>> this morning richmond police are warning women about a rapist the assaults have happened off 23rd street and garvin avenue all in a five mont
MSNBC
Dec 8, 2012 1:00am PST
and whether they leave this question to states like california. and that could be a really painful decision if it goes the wrong way. >> professor, great to have you with us. thanks so much. that's "the ed show." "the rachel maddow show" starts right now. ezra cline filling in for "the rachel maddow show" tonight. >> good evening. a dreary december day turned out to be full of news today including big news out of the supreme court. and one of the coolest pictures ever having a big revooufl. but we begin with important news out of washington. for all the squabbling politicians and the whining pundits, we can announce to you tonight, right here, right now, there's a budget deal that's becoming clear. our long national nightmare might almost, and i repeat, it's washington, almost be over. this is kind of like one of those kids games where you have to look at a picture that looks like nonsense until your eyes filter out the garbage and you can finally see the sailboat. that's what's going on in washington. you have to filter out the garbage. take yesterday for example. i don't tune into c-span
KRON
Dec 7, 2012 11:00pm PST
in california. tonight kron 4's dan kerman looks ahead at what this all means. >> i know declarer you spouses for life. they will have to wait a little bit longer. the voter approved ban on the same-sex marriage means that legal briefs will be filed and cases will be heard early next year. >> it comes down to one simple question, as constitutional law the bidding of same-sex marriage? do they allow the protection or is it not. >> laurie little, this saying that the--rory little... the law professor... >> they see this as a historic moment. they are granting to cases that will allow every possible outcome. >> they think that justice anthony kennedy could be the deciding vote but roberts could also be pivotal in the decision. >> chief justices tend to look beyond with the legacy of the decision will be make.. in the future. this decision is expected to be finalized by the supreme court price sometime in the next year before the end of the month of june. dan kerman, kron 4. >>jacqueline: we can see the visibility not that bad but it is reducing portions of the north bay. under 1 mi. of the visib
MSNBC
Dec 8, 2012 7:00am PST
workers, the quintessential sort of low wage workers, the state of california, congresswoman, ends up paying $86 million in basically social safety net, food subsidies and the floor that is not provided by walmart, the employer. isn't this the thing that we need to be having a conversation about? >> that's one of the reasons the republicans have such a problem with obama care, for example. we are talking about moving away from employer-based, in a sense, requirement of where you work for your safety net and really saying everybody should have it and, by the way, everybody is going to put in towards t a lot of employers are having a problem. for once, we are telling them, people need to be insured. it would have been better in my opinion if it wasn't health care insurance form. >> just health care reform. >> this is a route going down towards what we need, which is that all americans should have an ability to walk in at a very local arena and get a physical, get a checkup. if something is wrong with them, start down the road to improving their health. when we see that happen, i can't t
ABC
Dec 7, 2012 6:00pm PST
and lesbian couples here in the state of california. >> in sacramento this afternoon a spokesman is confident the high court will support the ban. >> i expect four, or five justices to up hold prop l. why? because the constitution of the united states doesn't have marriage knit. and 10th amendment says what is not in federal powers belongs to the state. >> the court could"4w5e go eithr way. today, lawyers said they'll argue before the high court that there is no justification for for discrimination we'll show the -- snow the decision next june. >> mark, thank you. governor newsom said the singling out of a class of people violates the basic principals of who we are as a nation. >> a statement from the gay rights group called it an exciting moment in our journey towards washington. >> and nancy pelosi predicted justice s would discard prop 8 in the dust bin of history. >> joining us now is abc 7 news legal analyst dean johnson. you've describe described this as a good day for california but not the best day. >> probably the best thing would have been if the court denied hearing prop 8. that wo
KRON
Dec 8, 2012 7:00am PST
relationship with a student. the u.s. supreme court prepares to rule on proposition 8. california's ban on same-sex marriage. we will have more news on this historic case. >> and after the rain and wind. the bay area is in joint sunny skies and warmer temperatures this weekend. >> we are waking up to a pretty dense fog. there is a fog advisory that has been issued. for the afternoon will be mostly sunny and slightly warmer that yesterday. into the evening we do have clear skies and it may get pretty breezy and the high elevations. visibility is down less than a quarter mile. the second look at the visibility charge. fairfield in concord are at about a mile. if you're going to be driving should allow yourself extra drive times and turn your headlights on. the >> temperatures are chilly for the start of this morning. 34 degrees in vallejo and we're expecting a pretty mild afternoon. 63 degrees in santa rosa and low 60's for down in the peninsula. your full extended forecast will be coming up. >> we will continue to track the weather after a few weekends of bed storm. it is expected to be a nice f
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